Benjamin Powell knocks out three of the myths about immigration: they’re a drag on the economy (false!), they take our jobs (false!), and they lower our wages (false!):
Naturally, I suspect that Darryl Weathers from the Construction Workers’ Union is not convinced:
As a bonus, here’s an EconTalk episode in which Bryan Caplan discusses immigration. Recently, Caplan asked on Facebook about how immigration restrictions compare to Jim Crow. Now that’s a paper that needs to be written.